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In regional matters, the Singapore government worked towards a merger with Malaya and the British colonies of Sabah and Sarawak. A referendum on the proposed merger was held and 73% of the Singapore electorate voted in favour of the merger.

On 16 September 1963, Singapore merged with Malaya, Sabah and Sarawak to form Malaysia.

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Written by victorkoo

12 January, 2009 at 1:00 pm

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